Martin Luther King Jr Online Unit Study

Martin Luther King Jr. was a leader in the civil rights movement in the United States. He paved the way for others coming after him and left a legacy that shouldn’t be forgotten. Learn all about Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement with this Martin Luther King Jr Online Unit Study.

Martin Luther King Jr. Online Unit Study from Starts At Eight. Use this Martin Luther King Jr Online Unit Study to engage your children in learning a piece of U.S. History. Learn about the Civil Rights Movement, the life of Martin Luther King Jr., and the famous "I Have a Dream" speech!

Martin Luther King Jr. Online Unit Study

1. Discover Dr. King’s role in the Civil Rights Movement

Learn about things such as:

  • the life of MLK Jr.
  • Plessy vs. Ferguson
  • Jim Crow Laws
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • the KKK
  • the Little Rock 9

2. Create your own “I Have a Dream” speech

Listen to and read Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Then work on writing and presenting your own.

3. Design an illustrated quote graphic

Check out an extensive list of MJK Jr. quotes and create your own illustrated quote graphic of one of them.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Quote from Starts At Eight

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